With the proliferation of online, cloud based storage solutions such as Dropbox, Box, SugarSync accessing data has never been easier. Losing that very same data has also become easier. Data leaks are a serious concern for both large and small business. Apart from violating data privacy and regulatory rules, other concerns such as data confidentiality and integrity come into play.
Nowadays an average mobile worker carries three devices. Four out of five such devices are bought for personal use but are used at work.
Data loss becomes a serious problem since the aforementioned services allow users to keep any uploaded data even once they leave the company. Data is no longer under the control of a business’ IT team.